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Linsheeles or Linshields, Northumberland

Historical Description

Linsheeles or Linshields, a township in Holystone parish, Northumberland, on the S side of the Coquet river, 1miles W by N of Rothburv. Post town and telegraph office, Rothbury; money order office, Harbottle. Acreage, 14,792 of land and 35 of water; population, 80.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishHallystone 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Linsheeles or Linshields from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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